Rio 2016 Olympic Games Ezekiel Kemboi retires

Rio 2016 Games: Ezekiel Kemboi took bronze in the 3000 metre steeplechase and then declared the race his last, with the 34-year-old retiring from athletics.

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Ezekiel Kemboi took bronze in the 3000 metre steeplechase and then declared the race his last, with the 34-year-old retiring from athletics.

The two-time Olympic champion was defending his title at Rio 2016, where Kenyan compatriot Conseslus Kipruto – 13 years his junior – topped the podium.

Kemboi said: "This is my fourth Olympics and I just want to say that I am retiring from athletics, at the moment.

"Sometimes you just need to make a decision and I have come to the conclusion that today is my last event."

Kemboi is a true steeplechase great, having claimed four World Championship gold medals in addition to his two Olympic titles.

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